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Acquisition Workflow

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Share GOBI order templates

Allow sharing of GOBI order templates with other GOBI users in our library. Currently, each GOBI user must create their own order templates. This is labor intensive and prone to errors. Our library has multiple subaccounts and numerous required fi...
Carmel Thompson about 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Gobi Manage Folders sort - either preserve choice within setting or allow us to set default

Within a single Gobi login session, when I sort the Manage Library Folders list, I have to keep re-sorting it every time I follow one of the folders to do some ordering, and then come back to pull the contents of the next folder. And the default s...
Guest 3 months ago in Acquisition Workflow 1 Future consideration

Add "Exclude titles already owned" from GOBI Add titles by ISBN search

Add a checkbox to "Exclude titles already acquired or on order" from GOBI's "Add titles by ISBN" search. This function is extremely useful in the similar Alternate Formats search. Having it available in Add Titles by ISBN would allow my library to...
Guest about 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Increase cookie timeout for Eadmin

Eadmin forces a re-login far too frequently for those of us who are in and out of it several times per day. And often when it times out, it does so very badly, with a corrupted cookie that needs to be cleared in the browser settings before one can...
Guest 4 months ago in Acquisition Workflow 1 Will not implement

GOBI: Add Language search parameter to Advanced Search

This is about GOBI, not EBSCO search. The ability to filter search results to Language is in Standard but not Advanced search. I often need the language search parameter combined with options only in Advanced, like Content Level. Please add the La...
Guest 5 months ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Credit card payment of Gobi invoices on the platform

Eliminates the need for payment by business office. Can pay, reconcile and activate in more seamlessly.
Jeremy Garskoff about 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

notify us when an order is cancelled

Please email us when a print or ebook order has been cancelled.
Linda Nilles over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow 1 Already exists

show number of available copies

Show the number of copies available. This helps when ordering multiple copies. Knowing that number on hand ahead of time will avoid having orders cancelled.
Linda Nilles over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Integration with library system

We need integration with our library system (Alma) to better expose the following within the selection process: current available balance on selected funds current holdings including whether we own or only have access to a book title
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / APIs and Integration 0 Future consideration

Search library activity by cancellation date

Each week we search our cancelled orders under "library activity" to update our records and reorder. However, we can only search cancelled orders by an order date range, then manually check the cancellation date of each title. The ability to searc...
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / Reporting and Analysis 0 Future consideration